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Thomas the Train Costumes (Percy and Rosie) 



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Thomas the Train Costumes 
(Percy and Rosie) 

Written By: larissa 

y* TOOLS: 

Acrylic paint (1) 

Hot Glue gun & hot glue (1) 

Paper Plates (1) 

Paper bag (1) 

Scissors (1) 

Strips of fabric (1) 

White spray paint (1) 

box, cardboard (1) 

paint brushes for priming & painting (1) 



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Thomas the Train Costumes (Percy and Rosie) 



Step 1 — Thomas the Train Costumes (Percy and Rosie) 




• Cut box top and bottom as seen 
here. 

• Hot-glue top flaps together. 

• Spray-paint box. 

• Allow 24 hours to dry. 



Step 2 




• Cut paper plates to appropriate 
size for box. 



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Step 3 




• Paint wheels with black acrylic paint. 

• Allow 1 hour to dry. 



Step 4 




• Creating Rosie's window and 
siding. 



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Step 5 




• The box should be dry now. Paint it 
the main color of the train that 
you're making. 



Step 6 




• Paint the top of the box black. 

• This will be the coal box. 



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Step 7 




• Start to shape the body of the 
character. The details shown here 
are made from white paper bags 
fastened with hot glue. You can just 
paint them on also. 



Step 8 




• Outline the windows. 

• The ladder is made out of paper 
bag handles. 



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Step 9 




• Paint another paper bag black for 
the coal. 



Step 10 




• Don't forget the buffers. (Big deal 
for the kids.) 

• Cut your coal up into strips and hot 
glue them on. Sorry no pic. 



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Step 11 




• Hot glue some straps on. 

• Pin it on a kid. 

• Add some face paint. 

• Some spider web for Percy the Ghost Train. 

• And presto! Go get some candy. 



Step 12 




• Lesson learned: Never go trick-or- 
treating in the cold rain. 



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